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Map & Directions 5310 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Sun 12pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 4:30pm-10pm, Fri 4:30pm-12am, Sat 12pm-12am
  • MasterCard, Visa, cash
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Street


Seattle Weekly's Description

There are neighborhoods that count dry cleaners and gas stations as necessary amenities. In Ballard, the list of must-haves includes a cozy sushi den, a niche neatly filled by Shiku. The brick-walled lounge is fond of embossing its menu and website with adjectives like "inventive" and "innovative," but there's nothing really mind-blowing here. The quasi-izakaya's won fans with its pert cocktails and fairly-priced spicy tuna rolls, not its omakase. No matter: The fish is fresh, the vibe is homey and the restaurant saves Ballardites the trouble of straying too far from the 'hood.

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  • Seattle Happy Hour on 04/16/12

    $3 Hot Sake, Sapporo, & Manny's and More Drink Specials for happy hour at Shiku Sushi http://ow.ly/7t4cT

  • Jessica P on 08/19/10

    Ladies - take a trip to the bathroom to experience the crazy Japanese toilet!

  • Jessica P on 07/03/10

    Loved the 7up roll - so fresh and yummy. Especially along with a free Sapporo!

  • Brian W. on 02/02/10

    Order a Bruce Lee Roll or a Zig Zag Roll. Or both.

  • Zach P. on 03/15/10

    The honey roll and homeless roll are amazing. Plan to try the Bruce lee rollif you are feeling spicy ;)

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